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1616/Arita TY Cup/Mug Series

Exquisitely conceived by Japanese designer, Teruhiro Yanagihara, these 1616/Arita TY White Series Cups take coffee to the next level. Light and graceful in the hand, this Arita-yaki ceramic ware has a heritage that is said to date back to 1616.Even with their origins in the distant past, the minimal design of these handmade ceramic cups is distinctly modern.

The subtle, conical body of each cup connects with a squared, ‘D’ shaped handle. The lip is gently flared, offering a relaxed, comforting mouth-feel. The TY Series range includes a small espresso cup, a mid-sized coffee cup and a modernist mug for larger servings.

Title: Espresso Cup
Color: White (Glazed)

Product Details

Size:Espresso cup (Φ60, H52mm) (60ml)

Size:Coffee cup( Φ80, H68mm) (130ml)

Size: Mug (Φ86, H85mm) (230ml)

*Since this item is unglazed, the small black spots may appear during the firing process, and they are not defects

Handmade in Japan

If a new stain shows up, please clean with a melamine sponge

Suitable for:
Oven (for unglazed products)

About 1616 Arita

Arita town located on Kyushu Island, southern Japan, is known as the birthplace of Arita-yaki, traditional Japanese pottery. It is said that in the year 1616, the art of pottery was brought to this town from Korea. In 2012, Teurhiro Yanagihara led the way as the creative director to establish a new brand for Momota-Touen Corporation. He and the local skilled craftsmen of Arita reflected on the history of Arita to integrate the tradition of Arita-yaki with contemporary design.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Aedan H.

Known for thoughtful ceramic design, Arita 1616 have done it again! A pleasure to drink from!👍🏻☕️

Best coffee mug

Love the curved lip area

Sheila G.

Really beautiful mugs. Simple, elegant. Somehow succeed in being modern and clssic at the same time. Love them!


Beautiful mugs and plates. Super fast delivery even though it was Japan to Europe

Or C.
One of the most beautiful, comfortable and suitable mugs I have

I though this would be just a cute little mug but it is perfect really

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